In 1901, the Lake of the Woods Milling Company had architect J. H. G. Russell design a new two-storey office building that was built for them by Edward Cass at this site on McDermot Avenue in Winnipeg. The main floor had general and private offices, a sample room, and vault. A boardroom, three bedrooms, washrooms, and storage space were on the upper floor. Ten years later, the main floor was reorganized and additional office space was made on the second floor. The Winnipeg building is a municipally-designated historic site.
Lake of the Woods Building (2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough
Lake of the Woods Building (November 2020)
Source: George Penner
Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89698, W97.13966
denoted by symbol on the map above
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Manitoba Business: Lake of the Woods Milling Company
Lake of the Woods Building (212 McDermot Avenue), Winnipeg Historical Buildings Committee, April 2003.
We thank George Penner for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 2 June 2022
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